Published on June 20, 2022

Parkview Health System promotes two long-time employees to Directors.

(PUEBLO, June 20, 2022) – Parkview Health System has promoted two long-time employees to Director positions.

Kristin Blair is new the Director of Women and Children’s Services, which includes Labor and Delivery, OB/GYN, Nursery and Special Care Nursery, and Pediatrics.  She has worked on L&D since 2014 and has been the Perinatal Bereavement Coordinator since 2016. Kristen also serves as an Adjunct Professor for the Colorado State University Pueblo School of Nursing.

“On the clinical side, Kristin comes with a strong background in Labor and Delivery,” said Renee Ewell, VP of Nursing Services and Chief Nursing Officer for Parkview.  “With her Master of Science in Nursing – Education, she has been instrumental in developing our perinatal bereavement process.”

Richard Sims has been named Director of the 4East and 4South cardiac units.  Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Parkview team.  A registered nurse with 23 years of experience, he earned his Combat Action Badge and his Expert Field Medical Badge serving in the United States Army. Richard has been at Parkview since 2016 working on the 4th floor cardiac unit.

About Parkview Medical Center

Founded in 1923, Parkview Health System in Pueblo, Colorado, offers general acute healthcare and health specialty services. As a private, non-profit organization, Parkview is licensed for 350 beds and provides a full range of healthcare services including a verified Level III Trauma Center along with exceptional comprehensive cardiac and orthopedic care. Parkview Health System is the leader in all service lines in our service area. As a vital healthcare source, Parkview’s service area includes Pueblo County and 14 surrounding counties, which together represent 370,000 total lives.

Parkview Health System is the largest non-government, nonprofit, private sector employer in Pueblo County with approximately 3,000 employees and provides a skilled medical staff of over 370 physicians. The impact of our workforce triggers a strong impact on the community as Parkview’s annual payroll contributes $232 million to the economy.